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Jefferson County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 209.6 square miles
Population Density 255.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 55,073
Population change 2.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 23%
65 and over 13.6%
Females 50.6%
White 88.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.3
Asian 1.8%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 6.9%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.6%
Veterans 4,753
Households and Housing
Households 19,889
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.4%
Median household income $65,304
The per capita income $29,605
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 22,290
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $214,400
Residents owning their homes. 75.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,743
Women-owned firms 36.8%
Asian-owned firms 2.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 4%
Black-owned firms 3.9%
Native American-owned firms 0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $455,710
Retail sales per capita $8,932
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0